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botanicus
botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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8,518
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963,794
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Smithsonian Field Books
Smithsonian Field Books
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3,554
ITEMS
533,800
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
Chinese Academy Science
Chinese Academy Science
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21,645
ITEMS
1.2M
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
BHL Field Notes Project
BHL Field Notes Project
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3,701
ITEMS
418,232
VIEWS
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
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2,477
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397,188
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
799
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61,260
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
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223
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124,046
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
darwinslibrary
darwinslibrary
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315
ITEMS
350,883
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
R/V Dan Moore station logs
R/V Dan Moore station logs
collection
2,431
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42,853
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Howell, William Henry, 1860-1945
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Topic: Physiology, Comparative
The Library of Congress
by Hyde, Alexander, 1814-1881. [from old catalog]
texts

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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
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72
ITEMS
15,231
VIEWS
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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Costa, Cleide; Vanin, Sérgio Antonio 1948-; Casari-Chen, Sônia A
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+ 165 estampas
Topic: COLEOPTERA (CLASSIFICAÇÃO)
University of Texas Libraries
University of Texas Libraries
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48
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15,492
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University of Texas Libraries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Strasburger, Eduard, 1844-1912; Schenck, H. (Heinrich), 1860-1927; Noll, Fritz, 1858-1908; Karsten, George, 1863-1937; Lang, W. H. (William Henry), b. 1874
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"Index of literature": p. 691-715
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Topic: Botany -- Textbooks
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
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68
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18,762
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Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
165 pages : 21 x 15 cm
Topics: Introduced organisms, Marine resources conservation, Coastal ecology, Marine biology, Coastal...
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
collection
82
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25,740
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
The Library of Congress
by Darlington, William, 1782-1863. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Botany, Economic, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956
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Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification, Bacteriology
botanicus
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Topics: Periodicals, Science
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
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Fisher Copy: Bound in red coarse-cord publishers' cloth blocked in blind and gold; pictoral vignette and lettering in gold with design in blind on upper cover; same design in blind on lower cover; spine in gold and blind
Topic: Birds
Smithsonian Libraries
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Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
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Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
The Library of Congress
by Houghton farm. Experiment dept. Mountainville, New York. [from old catalog]; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
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botanicus
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Symbolic aspects
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This online collection features selected catalogs from the Hastings Seed Company Collection of the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire Hastings Seed Company Collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. This online collection features selected agricultural periodicals from the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire agricultural periodical collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library,...
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
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38
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12,391
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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History Connect to the natural world through exploration and discovery at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Experience habitats from around the globe, gaze up to a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the world. Gallery highlights also include the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware and a simulated coral reef. Museum researchers maintain our expansive collections of mollusks and...
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Münchner Entomologische Gesellschaft
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Bibliography of agriculture
Topic: Entomology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915; Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander, 1865-1921; Stawell, Maud Margaret (Key), 1865-; Detmold, Edward Julius, 1883-1957
texts

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Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica
texts

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Topics: Lepidoptera, Lepidoptera
The Library of Congress
by Main, Josiah. [from old catalog]
texts

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Topic: Agricultural education. [from old catalog]
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Burke, L., Mrs
texts

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95 pages, color frontispiece : 13 cm
Topic: Flower language
Smithsonian Libraries
by Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Dee, Elaine Evans; Michie, Thomas S
texts

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favorite 129

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Topics: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Decoration and ornament, Stencil work, Décoration et ornement, Pochoir
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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favorite 1

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Topic: botany
Topic: Homeopathic veterinary medicine
Natural History Museum Library, London
by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Entomology. [Lepidoptera]; Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
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Issues catalogued individually - for details enquire under specific element, e.g. AUTHOR, TITLE
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Royal Society of Edinburgh
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List of fellows for 1908- in v. 25
Topics: Royal Society of Edinburgh, Science
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Teleology, Natural history, Biology
Formed by the Union of the Magazine of zoology and botany, and Companion to the botanical magazine
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topic: botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Landscape gardening
statement of responsibility: divisé en deux tomes, dont le premier a été copié sur les originaux de Monsr. Baltazar Coyett ... Le second tome a été formé sur les recueils de Monsr. Adrien Vander Stell ... avec une courte description de chaque poisson Le tout muni de certficate & attestations authentiques. Donné au public par mr. Louis Renard & augmenté d'un préface par mr. Arnout Vosmaer
Topics: Fishes, Decapoda (Crustacea)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topic: botany
Topics: Early works to 1800, Microscopy, Natural history, Pre-Linnean works
Smithsonian Libraries
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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statement of responsibility: pictured by Walter Crane
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flowers in art, Illustrated books, History, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
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Topics: Astronomy, Physical geography, Science
American Museum of Natural History
by El-Hennawy, Hisham K
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Title from cover
Topics: Arachnida, Arachnida
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Alberta. Brand Office
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Description based on: 1907/1913
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Topics: Cattle brands, Livestock brands
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Zoologische Staatssammlung Mchen
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by 05 Xiong, Qinghua, 1955-; 05 熊清华, 1955- chi; 06 Ai, Huaisen, 1968-; 06 艾怀森, 1968- chi
texts

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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: botany, Biodiversity, Forest biodiversity
The Library of Congress
by Smith, John Warren, 1863- [from old catalog]
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Topic: Meteorology, Agricultural. [from old catalog]
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Includes accompanying papers
Topics: Ethnology, Indians
The New York Botanical Garden
by Kloppenburg, Dale; Wayman, Ann
texts

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comment 0

Topic: Hoya
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969
texts

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Topics: Anatomy, Comparative, Anatomy, Comparative
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
Natural History Museum Library, London
by British Museum (Natural History)
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Continued as: Bulletin of the Natural History Museum. Entomology series
The Library of Congress
by Weaver, John E. (John Ernest), 1884-1966
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Bibliography: p. 128
Topics: Roots (Botany), Plant ecology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Guthrie, Mary Jane, 1895-; Anderson, John M
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Based on the work Textbook of general zoology, by W. C. Curtis and M. J. Guthrie
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Uexküll, Jakob von, 1864-1944; Mackinnon, Doris L. (Doris Livingston)
texts

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comment 1

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Topic: Biology -- Philosophy
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by African Violet Society of America
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"Official publication of the African Violet Society of America."
Topic: African violets
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin
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Number of issues per year varies, but each year begins with [Nr.] 1 (e.g. 1882 has [Nr.] 1-53; 1898 has [Nr.] 1-54)
Topic: Natural history
The Library of Congress
by Stephan, Sol A. [from old catalog]
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xi, 132 p. 23 cm
Topic: Cincinnati Zoo
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kudo, Richard R. (Richard Roksabro), b. 1886
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"References" at end of each chapter except one
Topics: Protozoa, Protozoa
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Saunders, Harold Eugene, 1890-1961; Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (U.S.); Taggart, Robert
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Vol. 3 edited by Robert Taggart from the author's notes on maneuvering and wavegoing
Topic: Ships
Includes indexes
Topic: Botany
botanicus
by Dodoens, Rembert,; Gerard, John,; John Norton.; Priest, Robert,
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1597, Botany, Botany, Medical, Early works to 1800, England, Herbals, Materia medica, Vegetable,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Krombein, Karl V
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Topics: Hymenoptera -- North America, Insects -- North America
Cornell University Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flower language
botanicus
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Topics: Cryptogamae, Periodicals, Plant diseases
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Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...